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Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls | www.diethood.com | Strips of chicken, peppers and onions tossed with ranch dressing and served with rice.

Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls

These easy Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls are made with delicious strips of chicken, peppers and onions tossed with ranch dressing and served with rice. It's a healthy dinner recipe that the whole family will love!

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Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 358 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups prepared rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1- pound skinless , boneless chicken breast strips
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 red , yellow, or green bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips OR you can use a combination of all 3, amounting to about 3 cups of pepper strips.
  • 1 small yellow onion , sliced
  • 1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (I like to use white cheddar)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • cilantro or parsley for garnish
  • 6- inch whole wheat tortillas , optional
  • sour cream , optional

Instructions

  1. Cook rice and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil.
  3. Season chicken strips with salt, pepper, chili powder and garlic powder.
  4. Add to skillet and cook 1 minute per side.
  5. Add peppers and onions; continue to cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is done and vegetables are tender.
  6. Add rice and salsa to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, just until heated through.
  7. Remove from heat and add ranch dressing; stir until well combined. (You can use less or more Ranch)
  8. Stir in lime juice.
  9. Top with cilantro or parsley and cheese.
  10. Serve as is or divide mixture between tortillas and top with sour cream.
Nutrition Facts
Ranch-Chicken Fajita Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 358 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 481mg20%
Potassium 444mg13%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 165IU3%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.